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Water-Year Summary for Site 05275000

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Water year 2019: 2019-10-01 to 2020-09-30
 

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USGS Water-Year Summary 2019
05275000 ELK RIVER NEAR BIG LAKE, MN
LOCATION - Lat 45°20'02", long 93°40'00" referenced to North American Datum of 1927, in NE 1/4 SW 1/4 sec.23, T.33 N., R.27 W., Sherburne County, MN, Hydrologic Unit 07010203, on right bank at upstream side of County Highway 15 bridge, 4 mi east of Big Lake and 4 mi downstream from St. Francis River.
DRAINAGE AREA - 559 mi².
REVISIONS HISTORY - WSP 895: 1939. WSP 1308: 1912(M), 1915-17(M). Unpublished, 2009: 1915(M).
SURFACE-WATER RECORDS
PERIOD OF RECORD - April 1911 to September 1917, April to September 1931, April to November 1932, March to November 1933, March 1934 to September 1987, October 1990 to current year.
GAGE - Water-stage recorder. Datum of gage is 899.60 ft above sea level (NGVD of 1929). April 1911 to Sept. 30, 1917, April 1, 1931 to July 26, 1934, non-recording gage at same site and datum.
REMARKS - Records are good except for periods of estimated daily discharges, which are poor.
EXTREMES FOR PERIOD OF RECORD - Minimum discharge, 3.6 ft³/s, July 31, 1934.